Heacham residents visit local rewilding project
- By Elaine Bird
- 2 weeks ago
40 local residents & Parish Councillors attended an Open Day at Wild Ken Hill yesterday.
The morning began with a presentation made by Wild Ken Hill Founder Dominic Buscall who explained that the project had created three jobs, fifteen volunteering opportunities and five student projects over the last two years.
Guests were then led on a walk to look at the sustainable farming and rewilding efforts on the ground, and were lucky to see the resident wild Exmoor Ponies and Tamworth pigs, and also visited the beaver woods.
Dominic said, “This open morning was part of our mission to host, engage, and educate a wider range visitors and residents about the exciting nature restoration work taking place here at Wild Ken Hill.
"Since the project commenced in 2020 we have made great strides in increasing the biodiversity interest of the land at the same time as helping to sequester CO2.
"We’re delighted to have hosted the BBC’s Springwatch and Autumnwatch programmes as well as plenty of visits for local people, including hundreds of local school children.”
Wild Ken Hill hold regular free open days for local people.